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Congratulations to the President Elect of the Los Angeles African American Employees Association, Pauline Oghenekohwo, and the 2019 – 2021 incoming Board of the Los Angeles County African American Employees Association. Wishing the President Elect and incoming board much success as they embark upon a journey to transform the LACAAEA into one of the premier employee affinity group organizations in the County of Los Angeles and in doing so, aim to better serve the women, men, children and families who look to the Los Angeles County for support and assistance.

Pauline Oghenekohwo

LACAAEA President, 2019-2021



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Photos from our Past Events

DeLlora Ellis-Gant

LACAAEA President, 2022 -2025


2022 -2025

2022 Member Grant & Scholarship Program

The Member Grant and Scholarship Program supports the Association’s vision of providing training and professional development opportunities to our members that will enhance their County career experience and personal development goals. It also provides academic scholarship to members’ qualified family member (child).

Message from the Board of
The Los Angeles County African American Employees Association

LACAAEA 2024 Annual Black-Tie Gala & Fundraiser
Friday, February 23, 2024

This is to inform you that we will be honoring Lisa Garrett, Director of the Department of Human Resources at our 2024 Black History Month Annual Black-Tie Gala & Fundraiser!  Early bird registration is being offered through November 30, 2023. 

To purchase your ticket(s) and make your meal selection, please click the link: LACAAEA BLACK TIE AFFAIR – GALA 2024.   If you have questions, please refer to the FAQs or contact the Social Impact & Community Support Committee at

For all other questions, please contact the Membership Committee at

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Photos from our 2023 LACAAEA Annual GALA and Fundraiser – A Black-Tie Affair

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